2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • Jags Host USC Aiken Feb. 21 For Coca-Cola Appreciation Night, WJBF To Televise Blackout Game
    February 18, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host the USC Aiken Pacers on Wednesday, Feb. 21 for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader in Christenberry Fieldhouse. In honor of Coca-Cola appreciation night, the Jaguars announced its games against the Pacers will be a blackout night and Coca-Cola will provide free t-shirts. Fans are encouraged to wear black as well!
  • Men’s Basketball 10th In First NCAA Southeast Region Poll
    February 15, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team clocked in at No. 10 in the first NCAA Southeast Region ranking that was released on Wednesday afternoon. The official ranking impacts and eventually determines the NCAA Tournament field.
  • Jags Announce Fifth Annual Hoops For Heroes Blood Drive Challenge Feb. 19
    February 15, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics and the Shepeard Community Blood Center will host the fifth annual Hoops for Heroes Blood Drive Challenge to benefit the local blood supply on Monday, Feb. 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC) on Summerville Campus. 
  • Williams Posts Double-Double In 80-65 Road Loss To Francis Marion
    February 14, 2018
    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team traveled to Francis Marion University for a Wednesday night Peach Belt Conference game and let the Patriots run away in the second half to drop an 80-65 game in the Smith University Center.
  • Jags Drop 85-72 Game To Second-Place Lakers
    February 12, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted its third Peach Belt Conference game in six days on Monday night and fell 85-72 to the Clayton State Lakers in Christenberry Fieldhouse. Clayton State has now won eight in a row and sit second place in the PBC, while AU has dropped three straight and are fifth in the league.
  • Jags Drop Thriller, 61-59, Against GC In Homecoming Game
    February 10, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the Georgia College Bobcats on Saturday afternoon for the 2018 Homecoming game and dropped a tight 61-59 battle in Christenberry Fieldhouse. Both games this season between the Jaguars and Bobcats have been decided by two points or less.
  • Jaguar Basketball Hosts 2018 Homecoming Games Feb. 10 Against Georgia College
    February 07, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host the 2018 Homecoming games in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, Feb. 10 against Georgia College. The women’s game tips off at 1:30 p.m. and the men follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • UNCP Snaps AU’s Five Game Win Streak
    February 07, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the UNC Pembroke Braves for a Peach Belt Conference contest in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wednesday night and fell to 95-81 to the league-leading Braves. The loss snapped a five game win streak for the Jaguars.
  • Jags Win Fifth Straight With 82-80 Double Overtime Win At Columbus State
    February 03, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Looking for their fifth consecutive win, the Augusta University men’s basketball team played a Peach Belt Conference contest at Columbus State University on Saturday afternoon and pulled out an 82-80 victory in double overtime.
  • Augusta Holds Off Flagler, 77-72, For Fourth Straight Win
    January 31, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team met the Flagler Saints for the second time this season and won 77-72 Peach Belt Conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wednesday night.
  • Five Jags Score Double Figures In 79-55 Win At Lander
    January 27, 2018
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played the Lander Bearcats on the road in a Peach Belt Conference contest on Saturday afternoon and won 79-55 for their third victory in a row. The Jaguars never trailed in the game.
  • Augusta Blows Out USC Aiken, 95-79, Fields Breaks 1,000 Points
    January 24, 2018
    AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team traveled to rival USC Aiken on Wednesday night for a Peach Belt Conference contest in the Convocation Center and the Jaguars won 95-79. Augusta has won its last seven meetings against USCA.
  • Augusta Basketball Hosts Inaugural Jaguars United Night, Pamplin College Wins Title
    January 20, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the first ever Jaguars United Night on Wednesday, Jan. 17 during the doubleheader against Francis Marion in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The game was the culminating event for a semester-long competition amongst the colleges and schools at Augusta University to show the most school spirit.
  • Fields Cards 34 Points In 87-69 Win Over Georgia Southwestern
    January 20, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse for Military Appreciation Day and the Jaguars won 87-69 behind senior Tamyrik Fields’ career-high 34 points.
  • Jags Set Military Appreciation Day Basketball Games For Jan. 20
    January 18, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics hosts the annual Military Appreciation Day games on Saturday, Jan. 20 in Christenberry Fieldhouse for the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader vs. Georgia Southwestern at 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.
  • Augusta Falls To Francis Marion In Double OT, 106-104, On Inaugural Jaguars United Night
    January 17, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the Francis Marion Patriots on Wednesday night and fell 106-104 in a crazy double overtime battle in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars played their first game in overtime this season and broke the 100-point mark for this first time this season. AU averaged 76.5 points per game entering the night.
  • Jags Grab 71-56 Road Win At Young Harris
    January 15, 2018
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team ended its Peach Belt Conference northern road trip on Monday afternoon with a 71-56 victory to Young Harris College in the YHC Basketball arena.
  • Augusta Drops Road Game At North Georgia, 91-84
    January 13, 2018
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team continued their road stint on Saturday afternoon at North Georgia and dropped a 91-84 Peach Belt Conference game in Memorial Hall.
  • Jags Fall To League Leading UNCP, 68-62
    January 10, 2018
    PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team kicked off a three-game road trip in the Peach Belt Conference on Wednesday night at UNC Pembroke and fell 68-61.
  • Augusta Falls At Home To Columbus State, 66-60
    January 06, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the Columbus State Cougars on Saturday afternoon for the first home game of 2018 and the Jaguars dropped a tight 66-60 contest in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The victory was the first for the Cougars at Augusta since January of 2004, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
  • Jags Host Columbus State Jan. 6 For First Home Games Of 2018
    January 04, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University basketball teams host their first games of 2018 on Saturday, Jan. 6 when Columbus State visits Christenberry Fieldhouse for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
  • Kolstad Notches Career-Best 29 Points in Win At Flagler
    January 03, 2018
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played its first game in 2018 on Wednesday night at Flagler College and the Jaguars pulled out an 89-80 victory in the Flagler Gymnasium.
  • Dip Metress Reaches 300 Wins In Augusta
    December 20, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Now in his 14th season as head coach of the Augusta University men’s basketball team, Dip Metress got his 300th career win with the Jaguars on Tuesday, Dec. 19 in an 86-72 victory over North Georgia in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Metress Gets 300th Win In Augusta With 86-72 Victory Over UNG
    December 19, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the annual Education Day game on Tuesday morning in Christenberry Fieldhouse with over 2,000 fifth graders from the Richmond County School System as part of a holiday field trip. Playing their second Peach Belt Conference game in three days, the Jaguars won 86-72 for their third straight victory.
  • Jags To Host Fourth Annual Education Day Game Dec. 19
    December 18, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team hosts the fourth annual Education Day Game on Tuesday, Dec. 19 with over 2,000 fifth graders from Richmond County for a special 11:00 a.m. tipoff in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jags play a Peach Belt Conference game against the North Georgia Nighthawks and the women’s game follows at 1:00 p.m.  
  • Fields Cards Career-High 26 Points In 78-69 Win Over Young Harris
    December 17, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted its first Peach Belt Conference game of the 2017-18 season in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Sunday afternoon. The Jaguars met Young Harris College and won 78-69 with senior Tamyrik Fields scoring a career-best 26 points.
  • Augusta Dominates Paine, 85-56, In Christenberry Fieldhouse
    December 09, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team met Paine College in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday night for the annual crosstown non-conference matchup. The Jaguars led by as much as 29 and won 85-56 down the stretch.
  • Augusta Basketball Hosts First Doubleheader Dec. 9 With Paine College
    December 06, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host crosstown rival, Paine College, for the first doubleheader of the 2017-18 season on Saturday, Dec. 9 in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women’s game tips off at 5:30 p.m. and the men follow at 7:30 p.m.
  • Final-Second Layup Wills Jags Past Georgia College, 52-51
    December 02, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Peach Belt Conference play began for the Augusta University men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon at Georgia College and the Jaguars won 52-51 on a last-second layup from junior Aaron Byrd.
  • Augusta Basketball Announces Jag Club Café Dates & Promotional Nights
    November 29, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics announced the promotional nights for home Jaguar basketball games and released the dates for the Jaguar Club Café – a light snack and hospitality area for Jaguar Club members during select home basketball doubleheaders.
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